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Business investigations and governance.
Head of the Business Investigations and Governance (BIG) team. Specialises in corporate fraud and white-collar crime cases in London and nationally. Anil regularly acts for company directors and other professionals in fraud-related cases and general criminal issues. He is able to advise and represent individuals facing proceedings before various regulatory bodies Anil is recommended as an expert in his field of practice in the Legal Experts directory. Work highlights include; Operation Deliver (Securitas Robbery case) representing company director in relation money laundering allegations; Operation Torens (electronic theft of $15.5m); Operation Ghast (largest VAT carousel fraud) representing the director in relation to MTIC fraud (circa £19 million); R v NS (representing an accountant in one of the largest non-drug and non-MTIC fraud-related confiscation proceedings) case is currently before the Court of Appeal ; SFO v M & ors (dishonest obtaining of loans from banks and building societies to the tune £49 million) representing chartered surveyor, substantial confiscation proceedings ; Government of Trinidad and Tobago v G&G (one of the last ever cases before the House of Lords ); Operation Quantico (VAT fraud - £10m), Operation Guide (PAYE and VAT fraud - £6m). Serious fraud offences including: conspiracy to defraud (£26m); Operation Joust (conspiracy to defraud Microsoft - £60m), CW Cheyney Ltd (pension fund fraud, referred by OPRA - £4m), telecoms fraud (international conspiracy to defraud telecoms providers - £3m).
Trained Booth Bennett; qualified 1988; partner Iliffes Booth Bennett now IBB Solicitors since 1994. Presents seminars and writes articles on white collar and regulatory matters.
Funding committee of the Legal Services Commission; Serious Fraud Association; honorary treasurer of LCCSA (London Criminal Courts Solicitors Association); sits on the appeal committee of the complex crime unit, Association of Regulatory & Disciplinary Lawyers; supervisor on the serious fraud panel. Member of the Proceeds of Crime Association.
Wyggeston Boys' Grammar School, Leicester; University of East Anglia (1985 LLB Hons); College of Law, Guildford (1986 Law Society finals).
Football, cricket, badminton, tennis, travel.
Crime - corporate; Crime - general; Fraud